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Funders & Partners

Funders and partners around the world share our mission of helping young people thrive.

Changing the trajectory of the lives of young people takes a collective effort. Over our 60-year history, Search Institute has developed deep connections with foundations and funding organizations that recognize the importance of our research and practice in positive youth development. And our body of research and tools have grown as we partner with educators and organizations around the world who share our mission of helping young people thrive.

Funding Partners

We are extremely grateful to the private philanthropists, government agencies, and individual donors who help us generate the knowledge and insight to deepen understanding of critical issues in youth development and advance equity.

Altria C
Blandin Foundation
Capital One
Carlson
Comeback
Disney
Einhorn
Esther Ting Foundation
Ford Family Foundation
Gates Foundation
Institute Education Sciences
John Templeton
Jostens
Lilly Endowment
Minnesota Philanthropy Partners
NSF
Otto Bremmer
Richard Schulze
Sanneh
Sauer
Shinnyo
Spencer Foundation
Thrive Foundation
US Dept Education
Wem Foundation

Research-to-Practice Partners

We believe that research needs to be integrated into practice, and through research-to-practice partnerships with youth-serving organizations, our team is creating innovative partnerships, tools, and resources that are respected and implemented throughout the world.

Stories of Our Impact